Title: Boston Evening American (Saturday, March 4, ...
Publisher: N. E. Newspaper Publishing Company, Boston, MA
Publication Date: 1939
Book Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Overview and condition: complete issue comprising 28 pages, previously disbound from bound volume with four narrow punches to left blank margin; pages tanned, fragile and quite brittle, particularly along right fore-edges which show periodic tiny chips and short closed edge tears; corner-chipped; gentle pagination will still result in further edge chips and short closed edge tears. Published daily except Sunday, with headlines, lead stories and news items focused on murder, assorted criminal activity, and scandal, the issue also contains general news, columns (including Louella O. Parsons "Hollywood Paragraphs"), motion picture news and reviews, cartoon strips (including Popeye, Skippy, Secret Agent X-9, Joe Palooka, Mandrake the Magician, and Henry), serials, sports, vintage advertisements, all well-illustrated with photographs. Highlights include: cover story BABS TO WED? Mayfair Gossips of New Love (on Countess Barbara Haugwitz-Reventlow and her son Lance); Expose Huge Plot To Smuggle U.S. Planes to Spain; Pius XII Assumes Duties: Reappoints Chamberlain; Curley Son Gives Lie to Rift Story (on Paul G. Curley, son of former Governor James M. Curley); HEDY LAMARR TO WED GENE MARKEY TODAY; TURNS IN SUITOR WHO SLEW BABY (on two-year-old Miriam Wolf, called "The Rosebud Baby," and her suspected slayer, Paul W. Barrick); Peg Maleon Lives In A Magic World (on the selection of Muriel Collins for the role); MOTHER'S RIGHT TO KNOW CHILD UPHELD IN COURT; News Item, Sheet Clues in Sex Killing (on the murder of Nellie Harrington, West End religious recluse); Choice of Pius XII Reassures the World by Hugh Walpole; FEAR FAST WILL KILL [Mohandas K.] GANDHI; Autoists Warned As Cars Kill Six; Frosh Wows Harvard By Swallowing Goldfish; EXPORTERS GAIN BY NAZI BARTER; [Zlatko] Balokovic's Violin Enthralls Hearers; Lefty Grove [Robert Moses Grove], Miracle Man of Baseball, Starting Off on Third Diamond Career; LOVER AND FIGHTER: KID McCOY'S OWN STORY by Kid McCoy. Bookseller Inventory # 010049
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